PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - Portsmouth Police spent Tuesday afternoon searching for a suspicious person in the Hodges Ferry area.
According to Kelly Funkhouser with the Portsmouth Police Department, a neighbor called and reported seeing a stranger in a yard in the 400 block of Mayflower Road. Due to the number of recent burglaries in the area, several officers responded to the scene.
The person fled the scene, Funkhouser told WAVY.com. He has been described as a black male standing 6' believed to be in his early 20s. He was wearing all dark clothing.
An alert was sent to residents asking them to call police if they see anyone matching the description and acting suspiciously.
Officers cleared the scene around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The Portsmouth Police Police department reports 11 burglaries in the Hodges Ferry neighborhood between April 2 and April 22.
Stay with WAVY.com for more on this developing story.
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